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Popular Music Studies - MUED4006

Year - 2020

This unit examines approaches to the teaching and learning of popular music, and the practices of its many cultures. This includes the study of the problems of defining popular music, of relevant literature, considerations of the place of popular music in music education, analysis methods suitable for investigating popular music at the high school level, songwriting and the performance of popular music, and emerging technologies in relation to popular music studies. Students engage in the latest research, philosophies, and pedagogies around popular music in formal music education, learning to prepare resources for learning and music-making, and eventually creating their own multi-tracked popular music.

2hr workshop/wk

Peer-teaching (resource-making) 50%, Songwriting/arranging (50%)


Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Music Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Dr James Humberstone
HECS Band: 1
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